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#3312785 - 03/15/14 02:18 PM Are all VW spec'd 507 oils compatible?
DCRamsey Offline


Registered: 06/21/06
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Loc: North Carolina
Would you guess that all VW approved 507 oils are compatible?

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#3312835 - 03/15/14 03:11 PM Re: Are all VW spec'd 507 oils compatible? [Re: DCRamsey]
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Compatible with what? Each other? Non-507 oils?

If they're API certified, they have to be mixable with other API oils.
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#3312850 - 03/15/14 03:29 PM Re: Are all VW spec'd 507 oils compatible? [Re: DCRamsey]
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No guessing involved. If the oil meets VW504/507 then they are compatible. In fact, VW considers them identical.
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#3312861 - 03/15/14 03:38 PM Re: Are all VW spec'd 507 oils compatible? [Re: dparm]
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dparm, it didn't occur to me that my question wasn't clear. Compatible with other 507 spec'd oils. Based of the replies, I'm guessing a 507 rated oil is compatible with other brands of 507 rated oils.

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#3312996 - 03/15/14 06:37 PM Re: Are all VW spec'd 507 oils compatible? [Re: DCRamsey]
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Yes, you can mix other 507 oils. Is it optimal? No.
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